Tramadol can be detected in urine tests up to four days after initial use.
Tramadol is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for moderate or moderately severe acute pain and chronic pain.
It is the active ingredient in brand name drugs known as Ultram, ConZip, FusePaq Synapryn, Rybix ODT, and Ryzolt.
Tramadol is not always detected on all urine or standard drug tests, but it can be detected in some advanced drug screenings.
Detecting Tramadol In Urine
On average, tramadol can be detected in your urine up to four days after the last use.
What Factors Can Affect Tramadol Detection Time In Urine?
Many factors can contribute to how long tramadol stays in the system. The elimination of tramadol begins in the liver where, as a result of specific enzymatic processes, at least 23 metabolites are created.
Tramadol and its metabolites are mainly excreted through the kidneys. The mean elimination half-life is about 6 hours.
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Tramadol’s half-life shows the amount of time it takes a person’s system to eliminate half of the serum concentration of the substance.
Factors that can affect how long tramadol stays in the system include:
- hydration level
The prescribed dose, taking a higher dose, or the length of time after taking tramadol will also impact how long traces of the drug can be detected in the body.
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- U.S. National Library of Medicine: MedlinePlus — Tramadol
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS FOR DRUG MISUSE OR ABUSE INVOLVING THE PAIN MEDICATION TRAMADOL
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — Substance Abuse Specialists in Child Welfare Agencies